Next Week

November 8, 2015

Central Bank Action:  Interest rate policies are scheduled in South Korea, The Philippines, and Peru.  Fed officials, who will be speaking in public, include Rosengren, Lacker, Bullard, Dudley, Evans and Mester. 

November 11 Holiday Closures: U.S. Veterans Day, French Armistice Day, and Canadian Remembrance Day.

Events:  OECD releases Economic Outlook on Monday and eurozone finance ministers gather on Tuesday.

Scheduled U.S. Data:  Producer prices, retail sales, import prices, JOLTS index, NFIB small business sentiment, housing starts, Fed’s labor cost index, October budget, U. Michigan consumer sentiment and weekly jobless insurance claims, energy inventories, Johnson-Redbook chain store sales, consumer comfort, and mortgage applications.

Chinese Statistics:  CPI, PPI, retail sales, trade balance, industrial production, and fixed asset investment.

Japanese Statistics:  Labor cash earnings, current account, tertiary index, revised industrial output and capacity usage, corporate goods prices, money growth, backruptcies, economy watchers index, reserves, bank lending, and machine tool orders.

Selected Other Asian Statistics:  Malaysian GDP, current account and industrial output.  South Korean index of leading economic indicators.  Indonesian current account and Indian trade balance.

Euroland:  GDP, industrial production, trade balance and Sentix gauge of investor sentiment.

Members of the Eurozone:  German GDP, current account, CPI, and WPI.  French GDP, CPI, current account, industrial production, and business sentiment. Italian GDP and industrial output.  Dutch, Greek, and Finnish industrial production.  Irish construction PMI.  Portuguese, Dutch, Cypriot, Finnish, and Austrian trade.  Greek, Irish, Spanish and Portuguese CPI.  Greek import prices and Dutch retail sales.

Britain and Switzerland:  U.K. same-store sales, labor statistics, RICs house price index, and construction output.  Swiss unemployment, producer prices and import prices.

Nordic Europe:  Danish current account, Icelandic unemployment and Swedish CPI.  Norwegian CPI and PPI.

Eastern Europe:  Romanian and Hungarian trade.  Hungarian industrial production and GDP.  Czech current account and Romanian CPI. 

Australia, Turkey and New Zealand:  Australian consumer confidence, home loans, employment, unemployment, quarterly labor costs, and business confidence and conditions.  New Zealand food prices and home sales.  Turkish industrial production.

Canada and Latin America:  Canadian home prices and housing starts.  Mexican index of leading economic indicators, CPI and PPI.  Brazilian retail sales.

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